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Top Brass! with Allen Vizzutti

Hannah Nepil discusses the life of an international musician with renowned American trumpeter Allen Vizzutti. He performs Top Brass! with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra on Thursday 17th October, 7.30pm at Cadogan Hall. Being a jet-setting musician obviously has its perks. But, as … Continue reading

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Ein Heldenleben: Brass Facts

The large orchestral forces required for Ein Heldenleben include a massive brass section consisting of: 8 French horns 3 trumpets 2 E-flat trumpets 3 trombones Euphonium Tuba By our extremely unscientific calculations, if you straightened out all these instruments they would stretch … Continue reading

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Champion Trumpets!

Co-Principal Trumpet Mike Allen writes about the trumpet section’s close encounter with the UEFA Champions League trophy last week: The Northern brass player is a bit stereotyped and here at the RPO, the trumpets are all from way north of … Continue reading

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